Glam spring dresses

Spring is in the air and with it the comes the inevitable wedding invitations, race day functions and baby showers.

Let's face it - even if you can't drink champagne, these events are a great excuse to frock up, and pregnancy is no excuse not to.

Maternity fashion has come a long way in the last five years, with floral smocks giving way to comfortable and fashionable pieces you won't mind leaving the house in.

Karen Chim from online boutique Queen Bee maternity has selected some of their best styles for the season above. Look for key seasonal trends such as vintage floral prints, nude and gelato colours. Maxi dresses look good while disguising any swollen ankles!

Skin can be more sensitive in pregnancy and blood pressure is often lower, so if you do go to the races, make sure to wear a wide-brimmed hat, put on plenty of sunscreen and stay hydrated.